Cunningham, Jack P.

Robert Grosseteste and the pursuit of Religious and Scientific Learning in the Middle Ages

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Table of contents

Part I. Rainbows, Light and Optics

1. Unity and Symmetry in the De Luce of Robert Grosseteste
Brian K. Tanner, Richard G. Bower, Thomas C. B. McLeish, Giles E. M. Gasper

2. Grosseteste’s Meteorological Optics: Explications of the Phenomenon of the Rainbow After Ibn al-Haytham
Nader El-Bizri

3. Robert Grosseteste and the Pursuit of Learning in the Thirteenth Century
Jack P. Cunningham

4. All the Colours of the Rainbow: Robert Grosseteste’s Three-Dimensional Colour Space
Hannah E. Smithson

Part II. Purity: Physical and Spiritual

5. Medicine for the Body and Soul: Healthy Living in the Age of Bishop Grosseteste c. 1100–1400
Christopher Bonfield

6. The Corruption of the Elements: The Science of Ritual Impurity in the Early Thirteenth Century
Sean Murphy

Part III. Robert Grosseteste and Roger Bacon

7. From Sapientes antiqui at Lincoln to the New Sapientes moderni at Paris c. 1260–1280: Roger Bacon’s Two Circles of Scholars
Jeremiah Hackett

8. The Theological Use of Science in Robert Grosseteste and Adam Marsh According to Roger Bacon: The Case Study of the Rainbow
Cecilia Panti

9. Laying the Foundation for the Nomological Image of Nature: From Corporeity in Robert Grosseteste to Species in Roger Bacon
Yael Kedar

Part IV. Infinities and Transcendentals

10. Robert Grosseteste on Transcendentals
Gioacchino Curiello

11. A Theoretical Fulcrum: Robert Grosseteste on (Divine) Infinitude
Victor Salas

12. The Fulfillment of Science: Nature, Creation and Man in the Hexaemeron of Robert Grosseteste
Giles E. M. Gasper

Part V. Science and Faith: Some Lessons from the Thirteenth Century?

Intelligo ut credam, credo ut intelligam: Robert Grosseteste Between Faith and Reason
Angelo Silvestri

14. Can Science and Religion Meet Over Their Subject-Matter? Some Thoughts on Thirteenth and Fourteenth-Century Discussions
Dónall McGinley

15. Medieval Lessons for the Modern Science/Religion Debate
Tom McLeish

Keywords: History, History of Science, Philosophy of Mind, Medieval Philosophy, Cosmology, History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics

Publication year
Studies in the History of Philosophy of Mind
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